Community Dynamics

Explore how predator-prey interactions affect ecosystem functioning, and identify community structure based on time series from survey and ecomonics data

A bear foraging at a river bank

Population Dynamics

Investigate life history parameters of wildlife populations and human harvesting patterns. Explore the connectivity of animals from different patches based on capture-recapture data

A school of fish

Seabird Conservation

Model and assess the way and the number of seabirds that get killed by the highseas fishing operations

A flock of birds flying

Cliamte change topics

Explore population and community level changes due to directional and stochastic changes in climate factors

swirlling clouds

Based on observed data. I use scientific programming tools R, and also generic ones, such as C, Java and Python, to perform data analysis. The specific tool I choose for a project largely depends on the existing code base, since I get bored easily and not a fan of repetition.

You can find my softwares listed under projects. All of them are open source and hosted on GitHub. I also have generated a thin collection of datasets in research. Some of them may be useful to you, and they are listed under the data folder.

You can read more about me, and my blog. Commenting is enabled on my blog posts, and you can leave a comment there.

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Last updated on 2022-11-11
Just a friendly reminder:

Each day, 80k acres of forests are disappearing ...

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